SOURCE: Impinj, Inc.

June 01, 2006 07:00 ET

Impinj's CEO Dr. William T. Colleran Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2006 Award Finalist

SEATTLE, WA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 1, 2006 -- Impinj, Inc. today announced that President and CEO Dr. William T. Colleran is a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2006 Award in the Pacific Northwest. According to Ernst & Young, the awards program was designed to recognize outstanding entrepreneurs on a regional, national and global level who are building and leading dynamic and growing businesses.

The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year awards program celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Awards are given to entrepreneurs who have demonstrated excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2006 national program. Award winners in several national categories will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs in November 2006.

About Impinj, Inc.

Impinj, Inc. is a fabless semiconductor company whose patented Self-Adaptive Silicon® technology enables its two synergistic business lines: high performance RFID products and innovative semiconductor intellectual property (IP). A leading contributor to the RFID standards for high volume supply-chain applications worldwide, Impinj leverages its technical expertise and industry partnerships to deliver the GrandPrix™ solution, comprising tags, readers, software and systems integration to offer RFID that just works™. Impinj's innovative IP products, core to the company's RFID tags, are licensed to leading semiconductor companies worldwide, allowing them to seamlessly integrate crucial nonvolatile memory (NVM) alongside analog and digital functionality on a single chip. Impinj's IP products include the popular AEON® family of embedded cores, which provides rewriteable NVM technology in logic CMOS manufacturing. For more information, visit www.impinj.com.

About the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards

The Entrepreneur Of The Year® awards program was created and is produced by professional services firm Ernst & Young LLP. As the first award of its kind, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who are building and leading dynamic and growing businesses. The program honors entrepreneurs through regional, national and global award programs in over 100 cities and 35 countries.

Contact Information

  • Editorial Contacts:
    Jill West
    Impinj, Inc.
    206-834-1110
    Email Contact

    Lynda Kaye
    Mango Communications for Impinj
    650-799-2888
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